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Pomegranate extract health supplements and neutraceuticals

Studies on the Antioxidant Activity of Pomegranate (Punica granatum) Peel and Seed Extracts Using in Vitro Models

Owing to this property, the studies can be further extended to exploit them for their possible application for the preservation of food products as well as their use as health supplements and neutraceuticals.

Jafc_coverAntioxidant-rich fractions were extracted from pomegranate (Punica granatum) peels and seeds using ethyl acetate, methanol, and water. The extracts were screened for their potential as antioxidants using various in vitro models, such as β-carotene−linoleate and 1,1-diphenyl-2-picryl hydrazyl (DPPH) model systems.

Published in: J. Agric. Food Chem., 2002, 50